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Huila aren't crowded out.

Byline: 52 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015 SOUTH WALES ECHO The Boot Room Behind the headlines with Ian Carbis ian.carbis@walesonline.co.uk Like us on Facebook facebook.com/WalesOnline SPORT

DWINDLING crowds are the worry of a lot of football clubs around the world, and Colombian top-flight side Atletico Huila have more concerns than most.

Playing a 'home' game against Alianza Petrolera 100 miles away from their usual ground, which is being renovated, Huila attracted just two paying customers through the gate.

Huila CEO Carlos Barrero reflected on the reality of the situation, saying: "Our gate receipts were PS8 and it costs PS5,300 to rent the place. Two fans. That's it."

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Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
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